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Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore

July 2014
Last Active
May 2020
Path of Exile's Conqueror's Of The Atlas Goes Live Today

Announced last month at ExileCon, the latest expansion of Grinding Gear Games' Path of Exile, has launched today bringing a myriad of content and changes to the ARPG. Conqueror's of the Atlas brings players new high-end content, changes to bows and more.

MMORPG's Top Games Of The Year 2019

Every year sites around the internet hand out awards for the best games to release in that calendar year. Here at MMORPG, we approached our Game of the Year list as more of a "Games of the Year." These are the games that we, as the editorial staff, felt were the best games to release in 2019 for each of us.

Amazon's New World Brings Players To The Age Of Exploration

During the Game Awards this evening, Amazon lifted the veil on its upcoming MMO project, New World. But what exactly is this new title? We had a chance to talk to David Verfaillie of the New World team about the upcoming MMO set during the twilight of the Age of Exploration.

Magic: Legends, Perfect World's Magic: The Gathering MMO Finally Shown At The Game Awards

We finally have a glimpse at the MMO being made in the Magic: The Gathering universe thanks to a new trailer unveiled at The Game Awards 2019. Magic Legends from Perfect World puts players in the role of the universe's Planeswalkers in this Action MMO.

Magic: Legends | Cinematic Teaser Trailer

Magic: Legends is an MMO Action RPG from Perfect World that puts players in the role of the epic, spell-slinging Planeswalkers of Magic's universe.

Mortal Online 2 Announced, New Trailer Released

Mortal Online 2 has been announced today, and players can get a glimpse of the game via a new trailer which the studio released earlier this morning.

Dauntless Has Come To Nintendo Switch With Full Cross-Progression

Dauntless has launched for Nintendo Switch featuring full cross-play support for Xbox One, PS4, and PC as per today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase.

PVP Mode And Blue Mage Content Comes In Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.15

Final Fantasy XIV's latest patch, 5.15, has released today, and with it comes new updates for Blue Mage as well as a new PvP mode for those who enjoy testing their mettle against other players.

LotRO's Style Of Storytelling Is Showing It's Age

As Bradford moves towards the finish line of his review of Minas Morgul, something has been nagging at him for the last few weeks - something that only became really clear over the past weekend. LotRO's storytelling style is, unfortunately, starting to show it's age.

EVE Online's HyperNet Relay Feels A Bit Like A Gamble

When EVE Online’s HyperNet Relay hits Tranquility, the denizens of New Eden will be able to scratch the itch left by CCP’s shut down of third party raffle operations a few years back. But what exactly is the HyperNet Relay, and how could it affect New Eden for better or worse? Join Bradford as he explores it further.

Skyforge Expansion 'Rock and Metal' Coming December 17

Skyforge announced its next expansion, titled "Rock and Metal" and it's coming later this month. Skyforge: Rock and Metal will e hitting on December 17th, bringing with it a brand-new adventure, new Elder God form and more.

Latest LotRO Beacon Breaks Down Current Store Sales, Yuletide Festival Starts December 12

In the latest LotRO Beacon, issue #140, the Lord of the Rings Online developer detailed some of the sales happening on the in-game store, as well as highlighting the community events coming up.

Ashes of Creation Shows Off Rime and Regal Cosmetics In Latest Update

Ashes of Creation took to its blog to show off its latest cosmetic addons, the Rime and Regal collection. This wintry collection is available in the Ashes of Creation shop December 11 through January 8 and rotate out the Bounties of the Verdant Keeper.

Legends of Aria New Dawn Hits Today, Patch Notes Released

The next chapter for Legends of Aria has come, as the New Dawn update hits today, along with an extensive list of fixes and changes with Point Release 8.

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Along With Brad McQuaid's Family Establish Scholarship In His Memory

Last month the MMO world suffered a blow as visionary game designer Brad McQuaid passed away. Today, the team behind his latest vision, Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, have announced a new scholarship in his honor.